A New York Environmental Law And Litigation Firm
A New York Environmental Law
And Litigation Firm
About Rigano LLC
Our attorneys have successfully guided clients through the complex procedures of the State and Federal Superfund and State Brownfield Cleanup programs, beginning with submission of a detailed application through the issuance of a Certificate of Completion. We have broad experience with emerging contaminants, including PFAS and 1,4-dioxane, navigating environmental assessments, environmental insurance, and state, county, and local, environmental permitting and compliance, as well as matters involving impacts to public and private drinking water supplies, soil, groundwater, surface water, soil vapor and other environmental or public harms.
We have successfully represented a wide array of clients in environmental cost recovery and bankruptcy litigation, including municipalities, insurance companies, corporations spanning from Fortune 500 to small, developers and community groups.
Rigano LLC evolves with changes to the law and science as new statutes and regulations are created. Our knowledge, understanding, and capabilities enable us to provide the highest quality legal service at a fraction of the cost.
Air Quality And Pollution
Environmental, Social and Governance
Renewable Energy and Solar Development
Transfer of Development Rights
Water Quality Issues
Wetlands, Pine Barrens, and Land Use
Our Success Story
Committed To HelpingOur Clients Succeed.
News and Blogs
Climate Crisis: New York State Has the Solution!
Where to find the answer to the climate crisis: look no further than the State of New York with its ambitious program. The United States, individual states and many countries around the globe should follow New York State’s blueprint to address the climate crisis...
The Current Mass Extinction: An Answer May Be in Place
It is very likely that our planet is experiencing a mass extinction event resulting from an extraordinary level of human activities. It has been reported that the current rate of extinction is up to 1000 times higher than the background rate. This is resulting from...
NYSDEC Draft Regulations Expand Requirements For Petroleum Spill Reporting Obligations
Draft Regulations Expand Spill Reporting Obligations The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (“NYSDEC”) has issued draft regulations that substantially expand petroleum spill reporting obligations. Under existing regulations, the facility owner...
Offshore Wind: Long Island’s Grand Endeavor
What Is The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA)? New York's climate change law, the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), enacted in 2019, sets out goals for reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and the conversion of the...
PFOA/PFOS Contamination At Airport Superfund Sites
Some Municipal Airports Designated As Superfund Sites Due to Fire Suppression Agents The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (“NYSDEC”) has recently classified several municipal airports as inactive hazardous waste sites (i.e., Superfund sites),...
Environmental Cost Recovery
Contaminated property is quite prevalent on Long Island and all too often there are many hurdles obstructing the path of fast, safe, and effective remediation Environmental Cost Recovery Under Federal Law Federal environmental statutes typically have citizen suit...